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1. collar

noun. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over.

Synonyms

  • Eton collar
  • Roman collar
  • neck ruff
  • band
  • neckband
  • facing
  • clerical collar
  • turtleneck collar
  • rebato
  • polo-neck collar
  • ruff
  • choker
  • dog collar
  • Peter Pan collar
  • neck
  • neck opening
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • start
  • depress
  • lower
  • deteriorate

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Collar

  • nondollar
  • strahler
  • squalor
  • stollar
  • stahler
  • scholar
  • zoller
  • zahler
  • woller
  • wahler
  • voller
  • soller
  • scholler
  • pfahler
  • moller
  • mahler
  • lollar
  • koller
  • kollar
  • kahler
  • holler
  • hollar
  • goller
  • dollar
  • dahler
  • collor
  • coller
  • boller
  • bahler
  • oller

How do you pronounce collar?

Pronounce collar as ˈkɑlər.

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Example sentences of the word collar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pull the ends of the ribbon to the outside of the collar.

2. Adjective
Slide the tang of the blade into the collet and turn the collar clockwise.

Quotes containing the word collar


1. Rae burned me. She has matches or something. Look, look..."Tori pulled down the collar of her T-shirt. "Leave your cloths on, Tori,"Simon said, raising his hands to his eyes. "Please.
- Kelley Armstrong, The Summoning

2. blue-collar

adjective. of or designating manual industrial work or workers.

Synonyms

  • manual
  • industrial
  • unskilled
  • wage-earning

Antonyms

  • skilled
  • nonindustrial
  • light-duty
  • competent

3. blue-collar

adjective. of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers.

Synonyms

  • low-class
  • lower-class
  • wage-earning
  • propertyless

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • noble
  • automatic
  • regressive

4. white-collar

adjective. of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers.

Synonyms

  • professional
  • clerical
  • skilled

Antonyms

  • blue-collar
  • juvenile
  • amateur
  • nonprofessional

5. collar

verb. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] take into custody.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • nab
  • cop
  • clutch
  • apprehend
  • nail
  • arrest
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • ill
  • unfit
  • unsound

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. collar

noun. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal.

Synonyms

  • stria
  • band
  • striation

Antonyms

  • overdress
  • differ
  • disagree
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. collar

noun. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot.

Synonyms

  • rim
  • shoe
  • shoe collar
  • boot
  • lip

Antonyms

  • unhitch
  • juvenile
  • rush
  • stay

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. collar

verb. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] seize by the neck or collar.

Synonyms

  • clutch
  • seize

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • open chain
  • silence

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. collar

noun. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal).

Synonyms

  • pinch
  • apprehension
  • taking into custody
  • catch
  • arrest
  • capture
  • gaining control

Antonyms

  • detach
  • unfold
  • ride
  • arrange

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. collar

noun. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] a figurative restraint.

Synonyms

  • restraint

Antonyms

  • give
  • let go of

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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